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ID: 300263075
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300263075

 

Record Type: concept
aloalo (funerary sculpture, <sculpture by function>, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Tall Mahafaly wooden sculptures, placed in small groups at tombs, carved with human and animal figures and geometric openwork.
 
Terms:
aloalo (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
aloalo (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
aloalo (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
aloala (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
halohalo (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
Aloalo (C,U,German-P,D,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.VC

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)
.... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Visual Works (hierarchy name)
........ Visual Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of visual works (works)
............ visual works (works) (G)
Hierarchy of <visual works by material or technique>
................ <visual works by material or technique> (G)
Hierarchy of sculpture (visual works)
.................... sculpture (visual works) (G)
Hierarchy of <sculpture by function>
........................ <sculpture by function> (G)
Hierarchy of funerary sculpture
............................ funerary sculpture (G)
Hierarchy of aloalo
................................ aloalo (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Hoge houten sculpturen van de Mahafaly, in kleine groepen bij tombes geplaatst en voorzien van houtsnijwerk in de vorm van menselijke en dierlijke figuren en opengewerkte geometrische patronen. 
German ..... Große Holzskulptur der Mahafaly, die in kleinen Gruppen an Gräbern aufgestellt wird und menschliche, tierische sowie geometrische Erscheinungsformen hat.  
Spanish ..... Esculturas de madera Mahafaly altas ubicadas en pequeños grupos en tumbas, talladas con figuras humanas y animales y calados geométricos. 

Sources and Contributors:
aloala............  [VP]
.................  Wardwell, African Sculpture (1986) illustration, 144
aloalo............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term -- AFRART -- 2/96; resubmitted with revisions 7/98
.................  Decary, La mort et les coutumes funéraries à Madagascar (1962) illustration, 170
.................  Gillon, Breve historia del arte africano (1984) 251
.................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) illustration, Vol. 20, 37
.................  Schaedler, Lexikon Afrikanischer Kunst und Kultur (1994) 260
Aloalo............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
.................  Delafosse, Kunst Afrikas (2011) 127
.................  Ganslmayr, Das Krokodil im Kult und Mythus (1969) 195
.................  Schomerus-Gernböck, Die Mahafaly (1981) 111
halohalo............  [VP]
.................  Decary, La mort et les coutumes funéraries à Madagascar (1962) illustration, 170
.................  Schaedler, Lexikon Afrikanischer Kunst und Kultur (1994) 260
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
German .......... [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......... IfM Berlin
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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